Center for Disease Control http://hppr.org en Farming, rural living and suicide http://hppr.org/post/farming-rural-living-and-suicide <p>A 2002 study in the American Journal of Public Health found that men living in rural counties were much more likely to kill themselves than urban men. (Stephen D/Flickr)</p><p>An alarming number of farmers in the U.S. take their own lives, according to the magazine Newsweek. And while we don’t have great statistics, some of the best numbers available suggest men on the farm today kill themselves nearly twice as often as other men in the general population.</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Grant Gerlock 31009 at http://hppr.org Farming, rural living and suicide Skin Cancer Rates: Texas is best http://hppr.org/post/skin-cancer-rates-texas-best <p>Summertime heat is bearing down on the high plains, and the sun can be intense.&nbsp; It can also be deadly.&nbsp; Nationally, 19.4 people out of every 100,00o have an incidence of melanoma. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 19058 at http://hppr.org Skin Cancer Rates: Texas is best